FHA Board Meeting Notes – February 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE JANUARY BOARD MEETING: Jenny Stein is planning to step away from the Floating Times. Larry Clinton needs help with reporting, proofreading, photography and coordination of classified ads.... Read more

FHA ANNUAL MEETING & PARTY Feb 24

Once again, the Floating Homes Association’s Annual Membership Meeting & Party will be held at the Bay Model. Registration opens at 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 24. The Annual Meeting begins at 5:30 and the dinner party kicks off at 7. The party is free for FHA members and children... Read more

FHA Emergency Trailer Fully Stocked

Thanks to the efforts of Peter Hudson (Main Dock), the emergency trailer parked along Gate 6 Road is now fully stocked for assistance in emergencies such as sinking, fire, earthquakes and home accidents. It contains: Two gas powered water pumps, complete with wagons which can be used to deliver the... Read more

Town Hall on Wildfire Preparedness

Assemblymember Marc Levine and FIRESafe MARIN invite you to hear what state, county, and local governments are doing to prepare for wildfires and how we plan to improve fire safety in Marin. The event will take place at the College of Marin’s Fusselman Hall on Saturday, February 10 from 10:00... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – January 2018

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE JANUARY BOARD MEETING: FHA Board meetings are now being held at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month, due to a scheduling change... Read more

Wilford Welch at Sausalito Book Passage

On January 31, the Sausalito Book Passage store will host a reading from In Our Hands – Handbook for Intergenerational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis. The book, by longtime East Pier Resident Wilford Welch, offers an easy to understand primer on global warming and specific actions each of us can... Read more

Second Chance for Free Smoke Alarms

Once again, the Floating Homes Association is partnering with The American Red Cross to install free smoke alarms. ARC volunteers will conduct the installations on March 17. If you missed the previous installation, this is your chance to get FREE Kidde 10-year (sealed battery) smoke alarms installed in your home.... Read more

History of Herring in Richardson’s Bay

The annual run of herring off our shores is a phenomenon that’s come and gone over the past half-century. Here’s how Marin This Month Magazine described the annual herring frenzy in January 1960: Fish, fowl and the people of Marin will enjoy on various levels of ecstasy the annual herring... Read more

Gate 6-1/2 Celebrates the Life of John Polivka

John Polivka, a resident of Gate 6 1/2 for over 20 years, passed away over the holidays after a brave struggle with cancer. John owned three boats on the dock, which will be sold by real estate agent Howard Myers. Neighbors gathered on the evening of January 1 to celebrate... Read more

Moondrifter Reverie

Keith Emmons, who lived as an anchor-out for ten years in the 1970s, is a poet and storyteller who has written numerous observations of that Utopian civic experience. In 1972, Keith and his fiancé were living in Oakland and planning a summer trip back East. They gave up their apartment... Read more